This trac ticket by John James Jacoby proposes…

This trac ticket by John James Jacoby proposes to make wp-settings.php a series of action calls instead of being, “a mishmash of globals, function calls, class instantiations, and do_action() calls”. The proposal makes sense to me, particularly for the reasons John spells out in the ticket description:

“By breaking wp-settings.php up into many clearly named do_action() calls, it becomes clearly obvious what actions perform what duties, while also introducing literally maximum flexibility in the entire system for new and exciting things to happen around WordPress itself.”

I think his WordSesh talk may be along these lines as well.

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